For Eighth Edition
January 25, 2003
Wizards of the Coast has announced that it is updating the look of its signature Magic: The Gathering cards with the release of the Eighth Edition July 28th.
Fall Debut Planned
January 19, 2003
Wizards of the Coast is planning to release a D&D CMG this fall utilizing pre-painted plastic miniatures in starter sets and boosters.
Georgia Retailer Burglarized
January 7, 2003
Adventure Knight in Macon, Georgia, was burglarized last Saturday night with Magic: The Gathering the target of the thieves.
Top November Dollar Sales in Pop Culture Stores
December 24, 2002
A quintet of familiar properties took the top positions in our Top 10 Cool lists of the top dollar products in pop culture stores in November.
In Pop Culture Stores
November 25, 2002
At the kickoff of the 2002 holiday season, we talked to distributors that sell to pop culture stores in four major categories -- toys, games, anime, and comics/graphic novels.
From $2.25 to $269.95
November 18, 2002
Retailers reporting their top dollar products to ICv2 based on October sales listed products with retail prices varying by over a factor of 100, showing that it's not necessarily a high price (or a low one) that produces big dollar volume.
In September Top 10 Cool Lists
October 21, 2002
Evergreen properties were atop all five product categories of our Top 10 Cool lists for September. Batman was #1 in both comics and toys,...
Cost-cutting Boosts Bottom Line
October 21, 2002
Hasbro released its Q3 numbers this week and reported net income of $56 million, up from $51 million in the same period last year.
Via Vu Games
September 23, 2002
Vivendi Universal's Vu Games has announced the upcoming launch of Lord of the Rings: Middle Earth Online , a massively multi-player online roleplaying game (MMORPG) based on the Tolkien works.
Magic Still on Top
August 21, 2002
The robust sales patterns that have characterized the Spider-Man-influenced summer of 2002 continued to make their mark on ICv2's Top Ten List for July. Even more than usual, big ticket items tended to dominate the lists this month.